Archive - Jan 27, 2012 - News Article
The theatre department is putting on the Wizard of Oz tonight and Saturday night. Both performances will start at 7 p.m. Admission for adults is $5 and student tickets will be available at the door. The performance will take place in the high school auditorium.
The distance between communities along Interstate 20 is about to get a little bit shorter — well, faster, anyway.
The Texas Transportation Commission on Thursday approved 75 mile per hour designations for close to 1,500 miles of interstate, including I-20 through Howard County. In all, the changes impact 60 counties.
One important fact motorists need to know is the changes won't take place until the signs are posted.
â€śSmarttâ€ť advice and laughter filled the Dora Roberts Community Center ballroom Thursday evening as Lisa Smartt, author and comedian, delivered her words of wisdom during â€śThree Thrilling Yearsâ€ť of Healthy Woman.
This was the second year she was featured as the guest speaker for the event.
â€śThere was just something about Lisa that made the decision to invite her back for a command performance an easy one. She is one of us,â€ť Scenic Mountain Medical Center Marketing Director Kim Howell said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ GUS EARL FADE, 37, of 1317 Mulberry, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ FELICIA CANALES, 22, of 616 State St., was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ JOHN ANTHONY PANTOJA, 21, of 2202 Alabama, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ PATRICIA SUE CLARK, 35, of Splendora, Texas, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.